The National Road Transport Institute in Gujarat will be upgraded to a central university and will be known as the Gati Shakti Vishwavidyalaya.
The cabinet has also approved the setting up of the university. The Gati Shakti University will become the second central university in the state following the Central University of Gujarat. The minister said that the university’s capacity would be increased and more courses would be introduced.
The objective of the Gati Shakti University is to support the vision and goals of Aatmanirbhar Bharat and provide the best possible education and training to the people of Gujarat and the country. It is also expected to help in the expansion of the transportation sector in the country, drive local manufacturing, and substitute imports of expensive technology. The university is additionally expected to provide the necessary technology and manpower to the transportation industry and carry out valuable needed research and development to create innovative technologies in this field.